How to Master the Driver Vehicle Inspection Report

Articles, Industry Insights, Tips & Tricks How to Master the Driver Vehicle Inspection Report Posted by Madeleine Amestoy on February 17, 2024 Introduction Navigating the ins and outs of driver vehicle inspection reports (DVIR) is crucial for commercial drivers and fleet operators. This inspection report is required to ensure compliance with regulations. If you’re wondering […]

How To Choose An Asset Tracking Software That Saves Time and Money

A fleet manager/operator accessing his fleet management software on his phone

Articles, BrightOrder Updates, Industry Insights How To Choose An Asset Tracking Software That Saves Time and Money Posted by Madeleine Amestoy on January 30, 2024 Introduction If you’re seeking to bolster efficiency and accountability in asset management, selecting the ideal asset management software is a crucial step. By providing pivotal insights and ensuring real-time oversight, […]

Maintaining a Healthy Work Life Balance While on the Road

Maintaining a Healthy Work Life Balance While on the Road https://youtu.be/AHIU3RAwPaY Waking up next to your partner, in the warmth of their presence. Your child’s infectious giggles filling up the room. Scrambled eggs on toast, made just the way you like. And your loyal cat perched contently on your lap. These simple joys at home […]

What is Freight Forwarding

What is Freight Forwarding What is Freight Forwarding In its simplest form, freight forwarding is combining freight types and composing shipments bound for international destinations. Transportation of shipments generally involves: trucking, air cargo, and ocean-going ships to reach faraway global sites for deliveries. Often, the shipments will include many different products from multiple suppliers of […]

Truck Yard and Warehouse Winter Safety

Truck Yard and Warehouse Winter Safety Truck Yards and Warehouses are Hazardous Truck yards and warehouses are hazardous places to work, especially for truck drivers who frequently venture into those facilities routinely on each workday.  It’s part of their job and it’s dangerous no matter the weather. But winter weather brings increased risk of injury. […]

What made the Terminator 2 Truck Scenes So Special

What made the Terminator 2 Truck Scenes So Special https://youtu.be/lAS1K-nH9h8 There have been a bunch of super iconic truck scenes in cinema’s history. But few have ever come close to reaching the legendary status of the ones put together in 1991’s Terminator 2: Judgement Day. Let’s break things down to find out just what made […]

Truckers Bridge the Gaps

Truckers Bridge the Gaps Truckers Bridge the Gaps Transportation of goods from factories to consumers relies on trucks and truck drivers to fill the gaps in keeping the supply chain flowing. But several other transportation modes are also involved in keeping the supply chain chugging along and bringing products to everyone. In fact, planes, trains, […]

The Days are Getting Shorter

The Days are Getting Shorter The Days are Getting Shorter And Colder If you’ve been putting off needed truck maintenance, you had better take care of it now. If you continue to neglect your truck for whatever reason, believe it or not, your health may be at risk. For example, if your truck breaks down […]

A Trucker’s Companion

A Trucker’s Companion https://youtu.be/LV5F44T-z7Q They’re cute. They’re fluffy. They’re loyal. And they’re playful! Our beloved canine companions have become increasingly common sightings at truck stops. Besides being cute and lovely, they help reduce stress and provide comfort for drivers away from home.  They’re also great encouragement for going out for walks and getting exercise in […]

For Owner Operators

A truck driver going over his driver vehicle inspection report

For Owner Operators Choosing the Right Carrier to Pull For Much must be considered when choosing a carrier. In the U.S. there are three types of owner/operator lease agreements for signing on with a carrier. These include a lease-purchase agreement, under which a driver pays a monthly fee for agreeing to drive a company-owned truck […]